Welcome to the N.O. Nelson Elementary Web site!

N.O. Nelson Elementary School is located in Edwardsville, Illinois and is part of the Edwardsville Community School District. N.O. Nelson currently has an enrollment of 307 students with 43 faculty and staff members. Nelson students attend Woodland Elementary School for third, fourth, and fifth grade.

We hope you enjoy our website. If you have any suggestions or questions, please feel free to contact the principal, Dr. Tanya Patton, at tpatton@ecusd7.org




·Upcoming Events·


Registration Information

Click here for registration information.

June 2017

6/14: Nelson Night at Busch Stadium - 7:15pm 

  • Please arrive 5:45-6:10 just inside Gate 1 (near Ford Truck display) to meet Mrs. Edwards
  • Students will walk to the field promptly at 6:10 to sing the National Anthem
  • Students will be supervised by Mr. Gipson, Mrs. Edwards, and a few other teachers - parents are not allowed on field
  • Parents should meet at the entrance to tunnel to pick up students right after students sing
  • Students will only be allowed to go with a parent, unless a parents have communicated with adult supervision  

6/22: Summer Reading Exchange - Nelson's Gym - 6:00-7:00pm

July 2017

7/18: Summer Reading Exchange - Nelson's Gym - 6:00-7:00pm

7/24: Elementary Buildings Open - 8:00-4:30pm

7/26: Elementary Registration - 12:00-7:00pm -

  • Please bring two proof of residency (include a birth certificate if you are new to District 7)
  • Kindergarteners who have previously registered will not need to re-register  
  • EVERYONE will need to register their student (kindergartners not already registered, 1st and 2nd graders)
  • Students have to be registered EVERY year.

August 2017

8/10: Kindergarten Orientation - Teacher will contact parent to set up time

8/10: Building Walk-Through for Families - 3:00-8:00pm

8/14: Teacher Institute Day

8/15: First Day of Student Attendance - Full Day - 9:15-3:30pm


Have a fabulous summer!!



I will do my best, use good manners and cooperate with everyone at school!









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Last updated: 03/13/2012 at 12:57:47 PM
Questions? E-mail Tanya Patton - tpatton@ecusd7.org
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